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Article by Lesley Cressman The choice to work with the Region as a contractor is a hard decision for independent providers to make. While it gives some families a level of security, it can also give current families a lot to worry about. Lesley owner of Faery Childcare was quoted, “I cannot lose my forest program; my families came to my care for a reason;…

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There are so many amazing elements in our career as home child care providers! We have wonderful relationships with families, we get to watch our students grow from barely crawling to running and talking, and we have the flexibility to participate fully in the wonderful events going on our community. I asked the providers in our local providers group to share some of their most…

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Natasha Kocher and Lesley Cressman are two proud independent home childcare providers in the Waterloo region. They found each other through their love for nature based curriculum planning. They both love being able to take their little ones into the forest as much as possible. nature, based, childcare, Early, Education, Directory, NEEDKW An article called, Benefits for Children of Play in Nature By Randy White…

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